Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 3/6/12
Bowling Green's season of frustration ended Monday with a 54-53 loss to Central Michigan in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament. The Falcons finished 16-15, with 10 of the losses coming by nine points or fewer, three at home and seven on the road. Of Bowling Green's eight losses to MAC teams, six were by five points or fewer. There were different things that went wrong at different times in the defeats, but the main areas were the inability to maintain a lead, difficulties defending at key times, and finding someone who could make a shot at the end of the game. While the Falcons didn't go very deep, there was talent on the team with seniors Dee Brown and Scott Thomas, both of whom scored more than 1,000 points in their careers; redshirt junior A'uston Calhoun, who was Bowling Green's best inside scoring threat; and junior Jordon Crawford, who went through a rough stretch early in the season but was consistent for the most part down the stretch. For next sea...
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